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Ne-apolis


Ne-ap’olis (new city) is the place in northern Greece where Paul and his associates first landed in Europe, Acts 16:11, where, no doubt, he landed also on his second visit to Macedonia, Acts 20:1, and whence certainly he embarked on his last journey through that province to Troas and Jerusalem. Acts 20:6. Philippi being an inland town, Neapolis was evidently the port, and is represented by the present Kavalla. (Kavalla is a city of 5000 or 6000 inhabitants, Greeks and Turks. Neapolis was situated within the bounds of Thrace, ten miles from Philippi, on a high rocky promontory jutting out into the Ægean Sea, while a temple of Diana crowned the hill-top.—Ed.)

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Neapolis and the Temple of Diana.